2014 Week 6

This includes events from Sunday, February 2, 2014 through Saturday, February 8, 2014.

   

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Monday, February 3, 2014

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Friday, February 7, 2014

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Between Feb 2 and Feb 8, There were various events among Anglic peoples including various events among Anglo-American peoples. There was an uncategorized event among Latin peoples and events among Hispanic peoples and Lusitanic peoples. No events among Germanic peoples were reported, but there were some among Northeast European peoples. there were numerous events among Middle Eastern peoples including those of Igypt. I have no reports among Persian peoples. For South Asian peoples, I have one disaster in India and none in Paksitan. Oriental peoples inlude a few events including one in China. Among Southeast Asian peoples, mainland Southeast Asian peoples have a couple of events. Southeast Asian island peoples have a few events. Indonesia has one reported event. African peoples have one uncategorized event, I have none reported for East African peoples, West African, or Central African peoples. American Indian peoples have no reported events.

Other History

Other history including prehistory can be connected. Antiquity including the early 3rd millennium BC, late 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, and late 3rd millennium BC can be connected.

February 4, 2014 Archaeologists working near the ancient settlement of Edfu in southern Egypt discover the remains of a 4,600 year old step pyramid. (LiveScience via Fox News)

Classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history can be connected.

Other modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, and 19th century can be connected.

Other periods of the 20th century including the early 20th century, early mid 20th century, mid 20th century, late mid 20th century, and late 20th century can be connected.

Other periods of the early 21st century including the early 2000s, and late 2000s can be connected.

Other periods of the early 2010s including the early 2000s and late 2000s can be connected.

February 2, 2014 American actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2005, is found dead in his Manhattan apartment at the age of 46. Authorities initially attributed the death to a drug overdose. (NY Post)

Other periods of the early 2010s including 2011, and 2012 can be connected.

2013 including the first quarter 2013, second quarter 2013, third quarter 2013, and fourth quarter 2013 can be connected.

Other periods of 2014 can be connected.

Other months of the first quarter 2014 can be connected.

January 2014 can be connected. 2014 week 1 has not been analyzed in enough detail yet. 2014 week 2 has a mention of preparation for the Olympics. 2014 week 3 has not yet been fully analyzed. 2014 week 4 has not yet been fully analyzed. There were numerous events among Anglic peoples. There was greater mention of the Euromaidan which seems to be subsiding. 2014 week 5 can be connected. There were numerous events among Anglic peoples. There was greater mention of the Euromaidan which seems to be subsdiding.

Other weeks of February 2014 including 2014 week 5 can be connected. 2014 week 7 can be connected. 2014 week 8 can be connected.

The future can be connected.

Sociology

Sociology including peoples of the world, communities, and social structure and change can be used to examine events of this week.

Peoples of the world

Peoples of the world including nations and major groups of Western Civilization, Asiatic peoples, African peoples, and American Indian peoples can be connected.

Nations

Nations such as Tanzania, Argentina, Kenya, Poland, Algeria, Canada, Iraq, Uganda, Morocco, Sudan, Peru, Uzbekistan, Malaysia, Venezuela, Saudi Arabia, Nepal, Yemen, Afghanistan, Ghana, North Korea, Mozambique, Taiwan, Australia, Syria, Côte d'Ivoire, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Angola, Cameroon, Romania, Chile, Netherlands, Kazakhstan, Niger, Burkina Faso, Guatemala, Mali, Ecuador, Cambodia, Malawi, Zambia, Senegal, Zimbabwe, Chad, Cuba, Belgium, Greece, Rwanda, Tunisia, Portugal, Czech Republic, Bolivia, Guinea, Burundi, Haiti, Hungary, Somalia, Sweden, Belarus, Dominican Republic, Azerbaijan, Benin, Austria, can be connected.

Western Civilization

Western Civilization including Anglic peoples, Latin peoples, Germanic peoples, and Northeast European peoples can be connected. Ukraine can be connected.

February 7, 2014 After days of rioting in Bosnia, the presidency building in Sarajevo is attacked. (Al Jazeera)

Anglic peoples

Anglic peoples including Anglo-American peoples can be connected. The United Kingdom can be connected.

February 3, 2014 - 2013–14 Australian region cyclone season: Cyclone Fletcher becomes the third cyclone to form in a week as it crosses the Gulf of Carpentaria into Queensland. (AAP via Yahoo! News Australia)

February 4, 2014 Law and crime The Scottish Parliament votes overwhelmingly (105–18) in favor of a bill legalizing same-sex marriage in Scotland. (BBC) The New York City Police Department questions four suspected heroin dealers in connection with Philip Seymour Hoffman's death. (FOX News) Sixteen missing children are rescued from Super Bowl-associated sex-trade slavery in an FBI sting. (FOX News)

February 5, 2014 Business and economy Workers on the London Underground commence a 48-hour strike, which is expected to cause disruption for millions of commuters in Greater London. (BBC)

February 5, 2014 Disasters and accidents Part of the South Devon Railway sea wall carrying the railway line linking London with the west of England is washed away by a powerful storm that has hit the UK overnight. Thousands of homes are also left without electricity. (BBC) UK Prime Minister David Cameron announces that an extra £100 million will be spent on dealing with the aftermath of the floods that have hit the UK. (Belfast Telegraph)

February 6, 2014 The English Environment Agency issues two severe flood warnings where there is a "danger to life" for Somerset in South West England. (BBC)

February 8, 2014 The British Minister of State for Immigration Mark Harper resigns after it is discovered that a cleaner that he employed was not legally allowed to work in the United Kingdom. (Daily Mail)

February 8, 2014 Large areas of England and Wales are under flood warnings as another storm arrives. The Somerset Levels are the worst affected area. (news.com.au) Rail links to South West England are cut off by the storms. (BBC)

Anglo-American peoples such as those of the United States can be connected.

February 2, 2014 American actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who won the Academy Award for Best Actor in 2005, is found dead in his Manhattan apartment at the age of 46. Authorities initially attributed the death to a drug overdose. (NY Post)

February 2, 2014 Super Bowl XLVIII: In American football, the Seattle Seahawks defeat the Denver Broncos with a final score of 43–8 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Reuters) (Los Angeles Times) Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chili Peppers perform for the halftime show. (Agence France Press)

February 3, 2014 The Dow Jones Industrial Average loses around 326 points while the NASDAQ and S&P 500 drops around 2.3%. (USA Today)

February 3, 2014 Fox Broadcasting Company says Super Bowl XLVIII was watched by over 111 million people in the United States, making it the most viewed television event in U.S. history. (Headline)

February 3, 2014 A winter storm hits the Northeastern United States, resulting in at least two deaths and thousands of flights being disrupted. Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York are amongst the worst affected. (Sky News)

February 4, 2014 Politics and elections United States House of Representatives member Rob Andrews announces that he will retire at the end of his current term. (Politico) Michael McFaul, the United States Ambassador to Russia, announces that he is stepping down from the job after 2 years. (The Guardian)

February 4, 2014 Business and economy The software company Microsoft internally promotes Satya Nadella to be its next CEO and appoints John W. Thompson as its chairman. (FOX Business)

February 7, 2014 U.S. Chief Justice John G. Roberts announces he appointed Judge Richard C. Tallman of the Ninth Circuit to the United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review for a six-year term beginning January 27, 2014, filling the vacancy that had existed since August, and Judge James E. Boasberg of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia to replace Reggie Walton in the United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court for a six-year term in May. (Reuters via Chicago Tribune)

February 7, 2014 Coca-Cola buys a ten percent stake in Green Mountain Coffee Roasters for US$1.25 billion. (Daily Mail)

February 8, 2014 A massive fire engulfs a warehouse holding 5,600 tons of rubber tires in Savannah, Georgia, United States. (AP via Seattle Post-Intelligencer)

Latin peoples

Latin peoples including French, Hispanic, Italian, and Lusitanic peoples can be connected. Spain can be connected.

French peoples such as those of France can be connected.

February 8, 2014 A rockslide strikes and derails a passing train near Annot, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, France, causing two deaths. (BBC)

Hispanic peoples including Hispanic Mexican American peoples can be connected. Colombia can be connected.

February 8, 2014 Princess Cristina de Borbón of Spain addresses allegations of money laundering and tax evasion at Palma de Mallorca courthouse. (The Guardian)

February 8, 2014 A truck and a bus collide in the Argentine province of Mendoza, killing at least 17 people and injuring more than 10 others. (EFE via Fox News)

Hispanic Mexican American peoples including those of Mexico can be connected.

February 2, 2014 Costa Rican general election, 2014: Voters in Costa Rica go to the polls for a general election. (TicoTimes)

February 2, 2014 Salvadoran presidential election, 2014: Voters in El Salvador go to the polls with a tight race expected. (Los Angeles Times)

Italian peoples includng those of Italy can be connected.

Lusitanic peoples such as those of Brazil can be connected.

February 7, 2014 2014 FIFA World Cup A construction worker dies, in Brazil, while at work for the FIFA World Cup 2014 arena building to be held in the country. (mirror.co.uk)

Germanic peoples such as those of Germany can be connected.

Northeast European peoples such as those of Russia can be connected.

February 7, 2014 Russia's Foreign Ministry calls new US sanctions against Iran a "direct violation of the Geneva deal" and "unacceptable". (RIA Novosti)

February 7, 2014 A man attempts to hijack a Pegasus Airlines flight from Kharkiv, Ukraine, and demands to be flown to Sochi; the pilots turned off the inflight monitors and landed in Istanbul, Turkey, where the passenger was arrested. (New York Times) (Telegraph) (CNN)

Asiatic peoples

Asiatic peoples including Middle Eastern, South Asian, Oriental, and Southeast Asian peoples can be connected. Burma can be connected.

Middle Eastern peoples such as those of Turkey can be connected.

February 2, 2014 Three explosions are reported in the Yemeni capital Sanaa along with heavy gunfire. (Reuters via Daily Star)

February 4, 2014 Armed conflicts and attacks A police officer and seven Islamist militants are killed in a gunfight in Tunis, Tunisia. (Reuters)

February 5, 2014 Armed conflicts and attacks Iraqi insurgency (post-U.S. withdrawal): A wave of bombings hits central Baghdad with at least 16 people dead. (AP via Los Angeles Times) Post-civil war violence in Libya At least 12 people are injured in a grenade attack on a school in Benghazi. (BBC)

February 6, 2014 Armed conflicts and attacks Seven car bombings across Baghdad, Iraq kill at least 13 people. (Reuters) Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fire rockets towards Hof Ashkelon region in southern Israel; the rockets are intercepted by Israel's Iron Dome defense system. (The Times of Israel) Fighting between Syrian rebels and government forces rages around the Aleppo Central Prison in the war-torn city of Aleppo, but it is unclear whether rebels control all or part of the facility. (CNN)

February 7, 2014 Syrian Civil War: Civilians are evacuated from a rebel-held area of the Syrian city of Homs after more than 18 months under a government blockade. (The Washington Post)

February 8, 2014 A hotel fire in Medina, Saudi Arabia kills fifteen Egyptian pilgrims with 130 also injured. (Reuters)

Egypt can be connected.

February 4, 2014 Archaeologists working near the ancient settlement of Edfu in southern Egypt discover the remains of a 4,600 year old step pyramid. (LiveScience via Fox News)

February 8, 2014 Hamdeen Sabahi announces his candidacy for the upcoming Egyptian presidential elections. (Los Angeles Times)

Persian peoples such as those of Iran can be connected.

South Asian peoples

South Asian peoples such as those of India and Pakistan can be connected. Bangladesh can be connected.

India can be connected.

February 4, 2014 Disasters and accidents At least 10 people are dead and 35 injured when a bus falls into a ditch while travelling between the Indian cities of Pune and Satara. (NDTV)

Pakistan can be connected.

Oriental peoples

Oriental peoples including those of China and Japan can be connected. South Korea can be connected.

February 5, 2014 North Korea and South Korea hold meetings to discuss visitation reunions of families separated by the Korean War. (BBC)

Japan can be connected.

February 8, 2014 Large snowstorms kill 6 people and injure over 600 in Japan. (Australia Network)

China can be connected.

February 6, 2014 Chinese media criticizes Philippine President Benigno Aquino III for his remarks the previous day. (CNN)

Southeast and Oceanic peoples

Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples including Mainland Southeast Asian peoples and Southeast Asian Island peoples can be connected. Thailand can be connected.

Mainland Southeast Asian peoples such as those of Vietnam can be connected.

February 2, 2014 Thai general election, 2014: Voters in Thailand go to the polls with concerns about violence between supporters of rival parties. (ABC News Australia)

February 8, 2014 McDonald's opens their first restaurant within Vietnam in Ho Chi Minh City. (BBC)

Southeast Asian Island peoples such as those of the Philippines can be connected.

February 5, 2014 Spratly Islands dispute: Philippine President Benigno Aquino III compares China's territory claims in the South China Sea to Nazi Germany's invasion of Czechoslovakia. (Telegraph) (The New York Times)

Indonesia can be connected.

February 7, 2014 Australian Schapelle Corby is granted parole (along with 1,290 others) in Indonesia after serving nine years in a Bali prison for drug smuggling. (Sydney Morning Herald) (The Eastern Tribune)

African peoples such as those of South Africa can be connected.

February 6, 2014 Rescue workers recover eight bodies from a South African gold mine in Doornkop following a fire on Tuesday night. One worker is missing while another eight were rescued. (BBC)

Eastern African peoples such as those of Ethiopia can be connected.

West African peoples such as those of Nigeria can be connected.

Central African peoples such as those of Congo DR can be connected.

American Indian peoples such as those of Colombia can be connected. Middle American Indian peoples such as those of the Mexico can be connected. Southwestern American Indian peoples such as those of the southwestern United States can be connected. South American Indian peoples such as those of Brazil can be connected. North American Indian peoples such as those of the United States can be connected.

February 7, 2014 The last speaker of the Native American language Klallam dies in the U.S. state of Washington. (Reuters)

Communities

Communities including Tokyo, Seoul, Mexico City, New York City, Mumbai, Jakarta, Sao Paulo, Delhi, Shanghai, Manila, Karachi, Cairo, Beijing, Osaka, Canton, Moscow, Los Angeles, Calcutta, Dacca, Buenos Aires, Istanbul, Rio de Janeiro, Shenzhen, Lagos, Paris, Nagoya, Lima, Chicago, Kinshasa, Tianjin, Chennai, Bengaluru, London, Saigon, Donguan, Hyderabad, Chengdu, Lahore, can be connected.

Social structure and change

Social change including social change factors and social change processes can be connected. Particular changes and movements including the agricultural revolution, agrarian revolution, and industrial revolution can be connected.

Social types including industrial societies, agrarian societies, horticultural societies, and hunting and gathering societies can be connected. Social structure including community and regional structure, class structure, institutional structure, cultural structure, and anthropological structure can be connected.

Institutions

Religion including particular religions, religious organization, religious practice, and religious belief can be connected. Government including particular governments, government activity, government structure, and law can be connected. Economics including economic systems, industries, and economic activity can be connected. Education including school systems, educational organization, cultural institutions, teaching, and research can be connected. Family including particular families, kinship, parenting, and marriage can be connected.

February 6, 2014 Business and economy Sony says it will sell its PC unit and split its TV division into a separate subsidiary as part of its restructuring programme. (BBC)

Culture including conceptual culture and material culture can be connected. Behavioral culture including cultural events, recreation and entertainment, occupations, and customs can be connected.

February 6, 2014 In an Olympic first, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today addressed the IOC Session in advance of the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. (OLYMPIC.ORG)

February 7, 2014 2014 Winter Olympics: The opening ceremony is held in the Russian city of Sochi. (BBC)

February 8, 2014 2014 Winter Olympics: Norwegian athlete Ole Einar Bjørndalen ties with compatriot Bjorn Daehlie for a record 12 medals in the Winter Olympics by winning a gold medal in the men's biathlon sprint. (ABC News Australia)

Anthropology including particular groups, human geography, human ecology, physical anthropology, demography, and social foundations can be connected.

Personal studies including religion, government, economics, education, and family can be connected.

Science including astronomy, biology, earth science, chemistry, and physics can be connected.

February 6, 2014 Science A possible new species of giant jellyfish is discovered, washed up on a beach in Australia. (BBC)


Created 3 Feb 2014 Last updated 1 May 2015